PO and Procard Purchasing

The two approved ways to spend money on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania is by PO or Procard with the emphasis heavily on the PO.  Almost everything can be purchased via Penn’s Marketplace (PO).

The Purchasing Card represents Penn's trust in its employees to safeguard and protect University Assets. As an authorized agent of the University, the cardholder assumes the responsibility for protection and proper use of the Purchasing card.

PO or Procard?

Below is our best guidance on when to use your procard or create a PO. Heavy emphasis on the PO. 

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PO

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Procard

All things related to using your procard.

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PO

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Procard

All things related to using your procard.